DOH records 7,835 fresh COVID-19 cases

Published October 14, 2021, 4:55 PM

by Analou de Vera


The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday, Oct. 14, reported 7,835 new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases nationwide.

These brought the country’s running tally of confirmed cases to 2,698,232. Of the total figure, 84,850 cases remained active.

Of the active cases, 77.2 percent were in mild state, 10.6 percent were asymptomatic, 1.5 percent were critically sick, 3.6 percent were severe, and 7.01 percent were in moderate condition.

The DOH also reported 5,317 new recoveries, raising the total number of COVID-19 survivors to 2,573,161 or 95.4 percent of the country’s case count.

Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 40,221 after 154 new deaths were recorded. The case fatality rate was still at 1.49 percent.

The DOH said that the four laboratories were not able to submit their data to the COVID-19 Document Repository System (CDRS).

“Based on data in the last 14 days, the four non-reporting labs contribute, on average, 1.3 percent of samples tested and 1.2 percent of positive individuals,” it noted.